Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Lecythidales Lecythidaceae

Scientific Name: Asteranthos brasiliensis
Species Authority: Desfontaines

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Pires O'Brien, J.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Rare (R)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Upper Rio Negro.
Countries occurrence:
Brazil (Amazonas); Colombia; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Population [top]

Population: A species which grows quite abundantly, but only in flooded forest.
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Flooded forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Pires O'Brien, J. 1998. Asteranthos brasiliensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T35232A9920707. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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